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Many outsourcing companies utilize Fastforward™ for address correction. Smart Correct coupled with NCOA systems plus DOL-Link greatly enhances the data accuracy. In a sampling test of 100,000 records Fastforward™ returned 9,350 address corrections while Smart Correct returned 23,382. That’s a savings of $3578.16 in postage costs alone!

NCOA PROCESS DEFINED National Change of Address (NCOA) processing is a service that can make you aware of address changes in your mailing list. With National Change of Address (NCOA) you are made aware of new addresses that you can use to update your mailing list to make sure that everyone is receiving your mail.

By using our National Change of Address (NCOA) product, you send us your current databases with the names and addresses that you would like us to update. If we find a record on your database that has filed a change of address card with the U.S.P.S. within the past 4 years, then we are able to provide you with the new, forwarding address for that record. This enables you to update your database to maintain the relationship with this customer even if they have moved!

National Change of Address (NCOA) also brings your mailing list in compliance with the postal regulations that require a “move update” service be performed on your mailing list at least within the last 6 months prior to any first class mailing.

  • Reduces undeliverable mail by providing the most current address information for matches made to the NCOA file
  • Prevents duplicate mail pieces or re-mailing after address corrections are received, since the address correction is applied prior to mailing
  • Address changes are received electronically rather than costly manual data entry
  • Using the most current address information reduces mail costs by reducing the number of undeliverable and duplicate mail pieces
  • Provides the opportunity for faster product/service marketing through accurate mail delivery

* As of November 23, 2008 the U.S. Postal Service requires that any mail submitted for a first-class discounted mailing must meet the “Move Update Requirement” processing.